Sex crime leads to 7 1/2-year prison sentence for Canandaigua man

The Canandaigua man who sexually assaulted a woman at a Phelps home nearly six months ago sat only a few feet away as she read from a prepared statement directed at him Wednesday in Ontario County Court.

The victim stood at a podium in the first-floor courtroom where she went over the fear she had felt at the hands of 25-year-old Jacob D. Beaton, who sat at the defendant’s table, shackled at the wrists and ankles and wearing a striped Ontario County Jail jumpsuit.

Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger

Also on FingerLakes1.com